Karachi Circular Railway
Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) (Urdu: کراچی سرکلر ریلوے ) is a revival and proposed Mass Rapid Transit System for Karachi with aims to connect several industrial and commercial districts within the city to the outlying suburbs. Plans have been in the offing for the revival the KCR since 1999, but nothing has happened on the ground.
In December 2005 the Japan International Cooperation Agency agreed to a soft loan of $1.5 billion to revive 50 kilometres of KCR track. The cost of project has been revised and estimates to $2.5 billion on August 2012.
KCR project is still delayed due to bureaucratic hurdles.
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